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Duran Duran personified brand-new wave for a lot of the mainstream market. And once and for all cause. Duran Duran’s status was constructed through music video clips, which accentuated their fashion-model appears and glamorous feeling of design. Without music video clips, it’s most likely that their pop-funk — referred to from the group because the Sex Pistols-meet-Chic — could not have produced them worldwide pop celebrities. While Duran Duran do possess sharper pop sensibilities than their fresh passionate contemporaries like Spandau Ballet and Ultravox, non-e of the peers exploited MTV and music video clips just like the Birmingham-based quintet. Each video the group produced was special, incorporating several cinematic designs to display the music group as either area of the jet-setting top notch (“Rio”) or as worldly adventurers (“Hungry Just like the Wolf”). While early video clips like “Women on Film” and “The Chauffeur” sparked controversy in Britain over their intimate articles, their best-known videos had been often predicated on strike contemporary films. “Hungry Just like the Wolf” uncannily recalled Raiders from the Lost Ark, while “Union from the Snake” and “The Outrageous Boys” taken to mind THE STREET Warrior. The smart movies helped make Duran Duran’s rise to popularity extremely swift. Between 1982 and 1984, they rocketed from underground United kingdom post-punk feelings to teenager idols. But their fall from sophistication was similarly fast. With the past due ’80s, the group’s lineup acquired fragmented, and the rest of the members had difficulty landing strike singles. Even so, the group taken off a astonishing comeback in the first ’90s as a complicated soft rock and roll quartet. Motivated by David Bowie and Roxy Music, in addition to post-punk and disco, schoolmates Nick Rhodes (keyboards) and John Taylor (electric guitar) produced Duran Duran in 1978 making use of their close friends Simon Colley (bass, clarinet) and Stephen Duffy (vocals). Acquiring their name from a personality in Roger Vadim’s psychedelic sci-fi film Barbarella, the group started playing gigs within the Birmingham membership Barbarella, supported by way of a drum machine. In just a season, Duffy and Colley both still left the group — Duffy would afterwards type the Lilac Period — and had been replaced by previous TV Eyesight vocalist Andy Wickett and drummer Roger Taylor. After documenting a demonstration, John Taylor turned to bass and guitarist Alan Curtis became a member of the band, and then leave in just a matter of a few months. The group positioned an advertisement in Melody Machine, which drew the eye of Andy Taylor, who became their guitarist. Nevertheless, Duran Duran had been still having difficulty getting a vocalist. Pursuing Wickett’s departure in 1979, a set of singers handed through the group before Simon LeBon, a previous person in the punk music group Dog Days along with a crisis pupil at Birmingham College or university, joined up with in early 1980. By the finish of 1980, Duran Duran got become popular inside the burgeoning fresh passionate circuit in Britain and had guaranteed a record agreement with EMI. “THE WORLD,” the band’s 1st single, quickly increased to quantity 12 upon its springtime 1981 launch. Instantly, Duran Duran became the market leaders of the brand new passionate movement, and press sensations within the English music and mainstream press. The group’s recognition improved through its cutting-edge music video clips, specifically the bizarre, racy clip for “Ladies on Film.” Even though BBC prohibited the Godley & Creme-directed video, the solitary became the group’s 1st Top Ten strike, placing the stage for the fall discharge of its eponymous debut record. Duran Duran reached number 3 upon its discharge and stayed within the graphs for 118 weeks. The music group quickly implemented the record with Rio within the springtime of 1982. Rio moved into the graphs at number 2, and its own singles — “Hungry Just like the Wolf” and “Conserve a Prayer” — became TOP hits. With the November discharge from the remix EP Carnival, the bandmembers had been superstars in European countries, but only starting to make headway in the us. Their exposure within the U.S. was helped significantly by the introduction of MTV, which place the group’s stylish video clips into large rotation. MTV’s continuous playing from the video clips paid, and “Hungry Just like the Wolf” became a high Ten strike early in 1983. Rio adopted that single in to the Top Ten, ultimately offering over two million copies. Duran Duran mania was completely golf swing across America, with “WILL THERE BE Something I WILL Know” achieving the TOP — it became the group’s 1st English number 1 that summertime — as well as the group’s initial record climbing its method to quantity ten. Duran Duran capitalized on the popularity by liberating Seven as well as the Ragged Tiger with time for 1983’s holidays. The record strike number one within the U.K. and quantity eight within the U.S., spawning the strike singles “Union from the Snake” and “The Reflex,” their first number 1 U.S. strike and their second English chart-topper. The music group took a protracted break after completing its year-and-a-half-long worldwide tour within the springtime of 1984. In November, the group released the non-LP solitary “Wild Males,” which reached number 2 within the U.K. as well as the U.S., where it had been put into the live recording Industry. By 1985, Duran Duran fever was starting to cool-down, and after completing the name monitor for the Wayne Relationship film A Look at to a Get rid of, the group continued hiatus. Andy and John Taylor created the supergroup the energy Train station with vocalist Robert Palmer and previous Chic drummer Tony Thompson in January, launching their eponymous debut record within the springtime; it spawned the very best Ten singles “Some ENJOY IT Scorching” and “OBTAIN IT On (Bang a Gong).” The rest of the associates of Duran Duran — Nick Rhodes, Simon LeBon, and Roger Taylor — responded making use of their very own side task, Arcadia, launching an album known as So Crimson the Rose in nov 1985; the record launched the very best Ten strike “Election Time.” Early in 1986, Roger Taylor announced he was going for a yearlong sabbatical in the group; he hardly ever returned. Almost a year afterwards, Andy Taylor also still left, reducing Duran Duran to some trio. Later in 1986, the music group released Notorious, its initial album in almost three years. Although it was fairly successful, heading platinum within the U.S. and producing a high Ten strike using the name track, it had been noticeably less well-known than their previously records. For the rest from the 10 years, Duran Duran’s recognition continued to decrease, with 1988’s Big Point generating “I Don’t Need Your Like,” their last TOP solitary for five years. The greatest-hits recording Decade premiered past due in 1989, adopted several months later on by Liberty, the very first Duran Duran recording to neglect to proceed gold. By that time, former Missing Individuals guitarist Warren Cuccurullo experienced become a long term person in the group. In 1993, the music group returned from an extended hiatus with Duran Duran [The Wedding ceremony Album], an adult, split record of lite funk and soulful adult modern pop that became a shock strike. “Ordinary Globe” and “Arrive Undone” became TOP hits in the us as well as the U.K. aswell; the record itself climbed in to the TOP on both continents and proceeded to go platinum in the us. Not only do the record regain their commercial position, but it gained them a few of their best testimonials of the profession. The group implemented the recording with among its poorest-received attempts, 1995’s all-covers MANY THANKS, which were able to proceed gold in the us despite negative evaluations. While Duran Duran had been documenting the follow-up to MANY THANKS in 1996, John Taylor still left the music group to go after a solo profession, departing the group a trio of LeBon, Rhodes, and Cuccurullo. That follow-up, Medazzaland, premiered in 1997 but didn’t produce any main strikes. Released in 2000, Pop Garbage suffered an identical destiny. In March 2001, the three Taylors — Andy, John, and Roger — fulfilled up in Wales and caused one another for three weeks. For this period, rumors of the five-member reunion begun to circulate. 8 weeks after Rhodes and LeBon refused the gossips, the reunion was verified. Duran Duran documented on / off for a fresh album on the next 3 years and in addition toured sporadically. After putting your signature on with Epic, they released Astronaut in Oct 2004. Red Carpeting Massacre, made by Timbaland and without Andy Taylor, adopted in 2007. In 2011, Duran Duran shipped their 13th studio room album, the Tag Ronson-produced ALL YOU HAVE TO Is Now; it had been greeted with reviews that are positive and debuted at 11 within the U.K. graphs and 29 within the U.S. Duran Duran started recording for his or her 14th recording in 2013 and done it on the next 2 yrs. When it finally materialized in Sept 2015, Paper Gods bore paths made by both Tag Ronson and Nile Rodgers, alongside extra contributions of this type from Mr. Hudson as well as the band’s engineer of preference, Josh Blair. The record also included vocals from Janelle Monáe, Kiesza, and Mew’s Jonas Bjerre, in addition to guitar by previous Red Sizzling hot Chili Pepper John Frusciante. The record was their initial to be released through Warner Bros. and its own discharge date coincided using a headline slot machine at Rob da Bank’s Bestival event over the Isle of Wight.

Quick Facts


Full Name Duran Duran
Awards MTV Europe Video Visionary Award, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, Grammy Award for Best Music Film, Brit Award for British Video, Ondas Award for Music: Jury Special Mention
Music Songs Ordinary World, Hungry Like The Wolf, Come Undone, Save a Prayer, The Reflex, The Wild Boys, Girls on Film, A View to a Kill, Planet Earth, Is There Something I Should Know, Union of the Snake, Notorious, The Chauffeur, New Moon on Monday, Rio, I Don't Want Your Love, All She Wants Is, Skin Trade, Electric Barbarella, New Religion, My Own Way, Sunrise, What Happens Tomorrow, A Matter of Feeling, Careless Memories, Serious, Falling Down, Do You Believe in Shame, White Lines, Girl Panic, Burning the Ground, Pressure Off
Albums Rio, Paper Gods, Seven and the Ragged Tiger, Notorious, Big Thing, Live from London, Duran Duran, Astronaut, Medazzaland, Red Carpet Massacre, All You Need Is Now, Arena, Pop Trash, Thank You, Liberty, Dancing on the Valentine, Besides Ourselves, Live at Hammersmith '82!, Greatest, Strange Behaviour, Decade: Greatest Hits, Night Versions: The Essential Duran Duran, The Essential Collection, 6ix by 3hree, Master Mixes, Acoustic World, Nite Romantics, Singles Box Set 1981–1985, Carnival, Singles Box Set 1986–1995, From Mediterranea with Love, A Diamond in the Mind, Reportage, Live At The Beacon Theatre, BBC In Concert: Manchester Apollo, 25th April 1989, As The Lights Go Down (Live), Duran Duran Video 45
Nominations MTV Europe Music Award for Best World Stage Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Stage Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Video Artist


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#Fact
1 They were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1770 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
2 None of the three Taylors (John Taylor, Andy Taylor, Roger Taylor) in the original line-up of Duran Duran is related to one another.
3 Ranked #20 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
4 Their 1995 release entitled Thank You was voted the worst album of all time by Q Magazine in 2006.
5 Members have included John Taylor, Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, Warren Cuccurullo, Roger Taylor
6 The group took their name from the character Durand Durand in Barbarella (1968).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who's Doing the Dishes? 2016 TV Series performer - 5 episodes
Molly: The Real Thing 2016 TV Movie documentary performer: "The Reflex"
Molly TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Sing Street 2016 performer: "Rio"
Atop the Fourth Wall TV Series 3 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
Grey's Anatomy TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Deutschland 83 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Britain's Got More Talent 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pop Gold TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Man Up 2015/I performer: "The Reflex"
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 2015 TV Movie documentary performer: "Planet Earth" / writer: "Planet Earth"
Stalker 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walking on Sunshine 2014 writer: "Wild Boys"
Coronation Street TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Dancing on Ice TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 writer - 2 episodes, 2014
Top Gear TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Misfits 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland TV Series documentary performer - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Lost Girl 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Music Nuggets 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Scarlet 2011 Short performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
DVD-R Hell 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 6 episodes, 2007 - 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Killing Bono 2011 performer: "Planet Earth" written nm0005353, nm0494107, nm0851976, nm0852616 & 'Roger Taylor III'
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Take Me Home Tonight 2011 performer: "Hungry Like The Wolf"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Alpha and Omega 2010 performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" / writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
Brad Tries... 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Formula 1: BBC Sport TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
EastEnders TV Series performer - 9 episodes, 2000 - 2010 writer - 4 episodes, 2000 - 2010
Greenberg 2010 performer: "The Chauffeur"
Skin Trade 2010 Documentary performer: "Skin Trade"
Psych TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Guitar Hero 5 2009 Video Game performer: "Hungry Like The Wolf"
Welcome to the 80's TV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Chuck 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
This Morning 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Nip/Tuck 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tough Talk 2008 Short performer: "Ordinary World"
Saints Row 2 2008 Video Game performer: "The Reflex" / writer: "The Reflex"
My Name Is Earl TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Dancing with the Stars TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Medium TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Ashes to Ashes TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
The Simpsons 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cold Case TV Series performer - 5 episodes, 2004 - 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Everybody Hates Chris 2006-2007 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Moonlight TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
SingStar '80s 2007 Video Game performer: "Rio"
Concert for Diana 2007 TV Special documentary performer: " Reach Up For The Sunrise", "Wild Boys", "Rio" / writer: " Reach Up For The Sunrise", "Wild Boys", "Rio"
How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) 2007 performer: "Hungy Like the Wolf"
Lagerfeld Confidential 2007 Documentary performer: "NOTORIUS"
Son of Rambow 2007 performer: "Wild Boys"
Ashens 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Verbotene Liebe 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Heist 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Notte prima degli esami 2006 performer: "The Wild Boys", "Save a Prayer"
Reunion 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Love the 80's 3-D 2005 TV Series documentary performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" / writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
Speed Grapher 2005 TV Series performer - 24 episodes
The Business 2005 performer: "Planet Earth"
Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story 2005 Documentary performer: "Girls On Film" / writer: "Girls On Film"
Las Vegas 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Layer Cake 2004 performer: "Ordinary World"
Keen Eddie 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Trollywood 2004 Documentary performer: "Drive By"
Sunrise 2003 TV Series performer: " Reach Up For The Sunrise" / writer: " Reach Up For The Sunrise"
Monster 2003 performer: "All She Wants Is" 1988
Wonderland 2003 performer: "Girls on Film" 1981
American Wedding 2003 performer: "Reflex"
Old School 2003 performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
Monkey Dust TV Series performer - 1 episode writer - 1 episode
Big Fat Liar 2002 performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
Biggie and Tupac 2002 Documentary performer: "Notorious B.I.G."
Langt fra Las Vegas 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Donnie Darko 2001 performer: "Notorious"
Will & Grace TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
Ride 2000 Documentary performer: "White Lines"
Daria TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
Duran Duran: Greatest - The Videos 1999 Video documentary performer: "Planet Earth", "Girls On Film Long Uncensored Version", "The Chauffeur", "Hungry Like The Wolf", "Save A Prayer", "Rio", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Union Of The Snake", "New Moon On Monday E.P. Version", "The Reflex", "Wild Boys 7" Edit Version", "A View To A Kill", "Notorious", "Skin Trade", "I Don't Want Your Love", "All She Wants It", "Serious", "Burning The Ground", "Ordinary World", "Come Undone Uncensored Version", "Electric Barbarella"
Playing the Field 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Free Enterprise 1998 performer: "Planet Earth" Night Version
Since You've Been Gone 1998 TV Movie writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Save a Prayer", "Rio"
The Saint 1997 performer: "Out Of My Mind"
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 10 episodes, 1981 - 1995 writer - 1 episode, 1981
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin 1995 Video documentary performer: "Thank You"
With Honors 1994 performer: "Thank You"
Baywatch 1994 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Threesome 1994 performer: "MAKE ME SMILE"
Beavis and Butt-Head TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Twogether 1992 performer: "Serious" / writer: "Serious"
Tequila Sunrise 1988 performer: "Do You Believe In Shame?"
Space Riders 1988 performer: "Hungry Like a Wolf"
Living Seas 1986 TV Movie performer: "Rio"
Arena 1985 Video performer: "Tiger Tiger", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Union of the Snake", "Save a Prayer", "The Wild Boys", "Planet Earth", "Careless Memories", "Girls on Film", "The Reflex", "Rio" / producer: "The Wild Boys", "The Reflex" / writer: "Tiger Tiger", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Union of the Snake", "Save a Prayer", "The Wild Boys", "Planet Earth", "Careless Memories", "Girls on Film", "The Reflex", "Rio"
Live Aid 1985 TV Special documentary performer: "A View to a Kill", "Save a Prayer", "Union of the Snake", "The Reflex" / writer: "A View to a Kill", "Save a Prayer", "Union of the Snake", "The Reflex"
A View to a Kill 1985 music: "A View to a Kill" / performer: "A View to a Kill"
Red Hot Rock 1984 Video performer: "The Chauffeur"
Razorback 1984 performer: "New Moon on Monday" / writer: "New Moon on Monday"
Hot Dog... The Movie 1984 performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" / writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf"
Derrick 1982 TV Series 1 episode
Duran Duran: Hungry Like the Wolf 1982 Video short performer: "Hungry Like The Wolf" / writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf"
Duran Duran: Rio 1982 Video short performer: "Rio" / writer: "Rio"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life Is Beautiful 2015 2015 TV Movie
The Music of David Lynch Benefit Concert 2015 TV Movie
Songbook 2009 TV Series Theirselves
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007 TV Series Musical Guest
Working for the Skin Trade: Duran Duran 1988
Off the Record 1983 TV Series
Duran Duran: Rio 1982 Video short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
51º edición de los premios Ondas 2004 TV Special music performers
Arena 1985 Video music producer
A View to a Kill 1985 producer: theme song - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slim K: October 2014 Video short special thanks: inspiration
Slim K: You Love It 2012 Video short special thanks: inspiration
How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) 2007 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Graham Norton Show 2015 TV Series Themselves
MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Themselves - Video Visionary Award Recipient
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
VIP for a Day 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004-2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests / Themselves - Musical Guest / Themselves
Today 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
CBS News Sunday Morning 2015 TV Series documentary Themselves
Fashion Rocks 2014 TV Special Themselves
Music Nuggets 2012 TV Series Themselves
Gottschalk Live 2012 TV Series Themselves
Festival de Música SWU 2011 TV Series Themselves - Performers
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Themselves
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993-2011 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest / Themselves
VH1: Super Bowl Fan Jam 2011 TV Special
Alan Carr: Chatty Man 2011 TV Series Themselves
Private Sessions 2007 TV Series Themselves
Boogie 2007 TV Series Themselves
2007 American Music Awards 2007 TV Special Themselves
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2007 TV Series Themselves
Live Earth 2007 TV Special documentary Themselves
Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate Crisis 2007 TV Special Themselves
Concert for Diana 2007 TV Special documentary Themselves
Bang Music Festival 2006 TV Movie Themselves
Fashion Rocks 2005 TV Movie Themselves
Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2005 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Duran Duran: Live from London 2005 Video Themselves
Live 8 2005 TV Special documentary Themselves
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Themselves
Last Call with Carson Daly 2005 TV Series Musical Guest
Las Vegas 2005 TV Series Themselves
TRL Italy 2005 TV Series Themselves
New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2004 TV Special Themselves - Performers
The 2004 Billboard Music Awards 2004 TV Special Themselves
MTV Europe Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Themselves - Presenters
The Best Hit USA 2004 TV Series Themselves
MTV Video Music Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Themselves
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000-2002 TV Series documentary Themselves
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 2000 TV Series Themselves - Performer
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997 TV Series Themselves
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin 1995 Video documentary Themselves - Performer
Live at the Joint 1995 TV Special Band
The Word 1994 TV Series Themselves
Taratata 1993 TV Series Themselves
The 1992 Billboard Music Awards 1992 TV Special Themselves
Showbiz Today 1990 TV Series Themselves
Viva el espectáculo 1990 TV Series Themselves
Lunettes noires pour nuits blanches 1990 TV Series Themselves
Duran Duran, Three to Get Ready 1990 Documentary
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Themselves
Ibiza '92 1987 TV Movie Themselves - Performers
The Secret Policeman's Third Ball 1987 Documentary Themselves
Soul Train 1987 TV Series documentary Themselves - Musical Guest
Champs-Elysées 1987 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 1981-1986 TV Series Themselves
The Making of 'Arena' 1985 TV Movie documentary Themselves
American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration 1985 TV Special Themselves
Bliss 1985 TV Series Themselves
Live Aid 1985 TV Special documentary Themselves
Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming (London Royal Gala) 1985 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous 1984 TV Series documentary Themselves
Saturday Night Live 1983 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
The Kenny Everett Television Show 1983 TV Series Themselves - performers
The Saturday Show 1983 TV Series Themselves
Saturday Superstore 1983 TV Series Themselves
Central News 1982 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's So... 2016 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1981 2016 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Themselves
Nile Rodgers: Secrets of a Hitmaker 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 2015 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Oh! You Pretty Things: The Story of British Music and Fashion 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Themselves
Soul Boys of the Western World 2014 Documentary
... Sings James Bond 2012 TV Movie Themselves - A View to a Kill
How the Brits Rocked America 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Themselves
Video Killed the Radio Star 2010 TV Series documentary Themselves
Welcome to the 80's 2009 TV Series documentary Themselves
20 to 1 2007-2009 TV Series documentary Themselves
Pop Britannia 2008 TV Mini-Series documentary Themselves
When the Stranglers Met Roland Rat 2007 TV Movie documentary Themselves (1982)
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Themselves
This Is England 2006 Themselves (uncredited)
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Themselves
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary
Sendung ohne Namen 2003 TV Series documentary Themselves
I Love the '80s 2002 TV Series documentary Themselves
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song 2001 TV Series documentary Themselves
Wild Boys: The Story of Duran Duran 2000 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops 1981-1995 TV Series Themselves
Hittimittari 1984 TV Series Themselves

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Lifetime Achievement Award MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)
1993 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording Awarded on August 23, 1993 at 1770 Vine Street
1984 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Video Album

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Original Song - Motion Picture A View to a Kill (1985) · John Barry


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